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How France Plans to Save Its Struggling Solar Industry

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- 1928 days ago -
France has vowed to offer more financial support to small solar power farms (more than 2 billion euros in investments) to save the dying solar industry. In the past two years, 15,000 jobs were lost--there were 32,500 jobs in 2010 and a mere 18,000 in

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Donna Hamilton (159)
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 10:13 am
Noted. Thanks, Cher.

Carol H (229)
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 11:33 am
noted, thanks

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Wednesday January 9, 2013, 2:46 pm
Let's see what happens.

Winn Adams (179)
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 4:02 pm

Fran F (118)
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 4:21 pm
One difficulty for the solar industry in France is that several years ago a large solar manufacturer was sold to China, with many jobs lost. That company had been a major supplier of solar panels for Germany's large-scale solar energy expansion, according to Thom Hartmann. China has also undercut the solar industry in the U.S.

Patricia H (440)
Thursday January 10, 2013, 9:56 am

. (0)
Thursday January 10, 2013, 10:02 am
bon chance.

Gvapo T (22)
Friday January 11, 2013, 11:41 am
good decision
hopefully other EU gov's will follow this decision
thanks for sharing
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